Technology tip: How to add closed captions to your YouTube videos

If you use a script to create videos for YouTube, adding closed-captions to your YouTube videos is pretty easy. (The script needs to be saved as a plain text file; you would save it as a “.txt” file in Word.) I have created a step-by-step PowerPoint to show you how to add closed-captions to your video once you have uploaded your video and YouTube has processed that video.


About Dr. Wendy Tietz, CPA, CMA, CSCA, CGMA

Dr. Wendy Tietz is a professor of accounting at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, USA. She is also a textbook author with Pearson Education.

2 Responses to “Technology tip: How to add closed captions to your YouTube videos”

  1. Thank you, Wendy, for this relevant post. Just today I was planning to update my course for summer classes to have closed captioning!

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